AWS Linux image transfer


I read the article about transferring VPSes from AWS, but it is basically installing the software environment from scratch and then moving the data. It is kinda painful process and I can bet that a lot of non-standard configuration files or custom created file structures will be omitted in the process.

So my question is: Is there a way to import any kind of VPS image into DigitalOcean service?

I am asking for Ubuntu specifically, but actually any kind of Linux will do.

Best regards

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Hello friends!

Thank you so much for your requests on this. While I do not know if a particular service will export in the desirable way, we have opened up a path for bringing your own images to DigitalOcean for deployment. You can find more about this announcement on our blog:



This is crappy - why is this not supported??